Former Pixar employee details how the company’s rampant sexism went far beyond John Lasseter

When John Lasseter, Pixar’s former chief creative officer, left the esteemed animation studio in early June 2018, the public word on his transgressions were vague. Lasseter reportedly had “missteps” that made some people feel “disrespected and uncomfortable.” Today, a former Pixar employee has detailed how things at Pixar have been, and it’s much worse than Pixar had previously disclosed.

In a guest column for Variety, edited from a much lengthier original post on the Be Yourself vertical at Medium, graphic designer Cassandra Smolcic — who spent her late twenties at Pixar, from 2009 to 2014 — levels specific accusations about Lasseter and other men at the company. From the onset, she claims she was warned about the behavior Lasseter and…

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Author: Patricia Hernandez

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